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Le Papillon

19399
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1798ref:692
Home PortNantes - Brittany BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBrigref:692
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Captured15.4.1799BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen100French Tonneaux97.9 

Armament


1798Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck12 French Canons de Fonte

1799Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck14 French Canons de Fonte

15.4.1799Broadside Weight = 117 French Livre (126.2664 lbs 57.2715 kg)TNC
Gun Deck4 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Gun Deck10 French 9-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1798 - 1799/04/15ref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179896 ref:692
15.4.1799124 TNC

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1798Capitaine de Corsaire
Gatien LafontFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1768-1810
ref:692
1798Capitaine de Corsaire
François LefortFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1798-1807
ref:692
1799 - 15.4.1799Capitaine de Corsaire
Pierre François LeveilleyFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1795-1803
ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1798

Took under Captain Lafont the ships "Amour et Amitiè" and "Bee" : Produit Net of the cruize , 31024 Francs

ref:692
1799

Took under Captain Leveilley the ship "Fanny of Salem" : Produit net of the cruize , 72000 Francs

ref:692
15.4.1799Taken by
Melampus (36) 1785-1815
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

19.4.1799

Arrived at Cove, Cork

TNC

 

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